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FBR to hold annual movie night

The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual movie night with the showing of “One Strange Rock.” The film will be shown Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The LLC is located at 405 State Hwy 54, Black River Falls. The public is invited to the film… Read More »

Speaker to talk about her rattlesnake research

Conservation biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Rori Paloski will present a virtual program about her research on the eastern massasauga rattlesnake at the Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 Friends of the Black River meeting. Some of Paloski’s research was conducted in Jackson County. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub… Read More »

Historic December storm topic of October meeting

The Friends of the Black River will host National Weather Service meteorologist Jeff Boyne at its Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 meeting. The meeting will be held in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center begin at 6:30 p.m. Boyne will present a program about the disastrous Dec. 15-16 storm. The severe weather event brought record warmth,… Read More »

Volunteers wanted for highway cleanup

The Friends of the Black River is looking for volunteers to help with the fall cleanup along County Highway K Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, beginning at 8:30 a.m. FBR conducts cleanups on the county highway located east of Black River Falls as part of the Adopt-A-Highway program. Those willing to help with the litter pickup… Read More »

Furbearers topic of meeting program

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources assistant furbearer specialist Erinn Keisow-Webb will present a program about Wisconsin’s furbearing mammals at the Friends of the Black River Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 meeting. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The presentation is free and open to the public. Furbearers… Read More »

Volunteers needed for 2022 river cleanup

The Friends of the Black River is looking for volunteers to help with the group’s annual river cleanup. The cleanup will be held Saturday, Aug. 27. Volunteers are asked to meet at Al Young Park in Black River Falls at 8 a.m. to be assigned a section of the river. Al Young Park is located… Read More »

2022 guided prairie flower hike

The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual guided prairie wildflower walk Tuesday, July 19, beginning at 6:10 p.m. The site for the hike is in the Cataract area, and participants wanting to carpool or caravan to the site should meet in the Theisen Home and Auto parking lot on State Highway 54,… Read More »

2022 Kayaking instruction at Lake Wazee

Kayaking instruction will be offered at the Lake Wazee Beach July 16 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Kayaks will be provided. Anyone interested in learning to kayak is welcome. The paddling opportunity is open to the public at no cost. However, admission to the county park will be in effect.

2022 Paddle in the Park

Youngsters of all ages are welcome to try their hands at paddling July 2 on the kids’ fishing pond in Lunda Community Park. The introduction to kayaking and paddle boarding will be held as part of the Festival in the Park. Anyone wanting the opportunity to try out the sport may do so between 4… Read More »

FBR is searching for a treasurer

The Friends of the Black River is in need of a volunteer to serve as treasurer. As a vital member of the board, the treasurer oversees the financial aspects of the organization including bank accounts, annual transaction review, nonprofit certification, memberships and donations. Anyone interested in the position is encouraged to contact a board member… Read More »